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Toukiden: The Age of Demons (PS Vita) Review
3 October 2014
Summary: The biggest, most popular hunting game series—Capcom's Monster Hunter—has flitted back and forth between Sony and Nintendo platforms, but the mainline series has been more recently confined to the Nintendo 3DS .
Summary: With the absence of a Monster Hunter title in the PlayStation Vita's library (though soon to be rectified), there have been a few titles that have attempted to snatch away the time Vita owners have spent waiting for Capcom's long-running series to come to Sony's handheld.
Summary: In Toukiden, players can customize characters, weapons and armor and form a group of hunters to take down the destructive Oni- demons of varying strength and size who have invaded the world through cracks in space and time.
Excerpt: Toukiden: The Age of Demons is a hunter game with a strong focus on co-op multiplayer. It's steeped in Japanese lore and uncompromisingly Japanese in everything from its presentation to its gameplay design.
Excerpt: Although it's still niche here in the states, Capcom's Monster Hunter is a Japanese cultural phenomenon, and there are many who want a piece of that action. However, few clones trying to duplicate that success understand what makes the series work, and even fewer can approach its nuance and depth.
Pros: Fixes some issues that Monster Hunter fails to address.
Toukiden: The Age of Demons Review – PlayStation Vita
3 March 2014
Excerpt: Toukiden is an entirely new IP from Omega Force, the developers behind the long-storied Dynasty Warriors franchise. Equally loved and hated for its repetitive (i.e. nonstop) hack and slash gameplay, Dynasty Warriors has managed to become a cornerstone in the gaming industry for nearly a decade and a...
Excerpt: A Monster Hunter doppelgänger with a smattering of distinguishing traits up its steel-plated sleeves, Omega Force's Toukiden: Age of Demons blends elements of the developer's long-running Dynasty Warriors franchise with Capcom's hack-and-slash fantasy genre titan as well as Sony's too-quickly...